Becoming a Person to Emulate

Every young woman, every woman should read this. Everyone should read this. What if you just choose to love yourself right now, just the way you are? Try it. Observe how aversive you are to it. Pay attention to how much you shame yourself. Ask yourself: what is the purpose of shaming myself? Maybe youContinue reading “Becoming a Person to Emulate”

Are You Your True Authentic Self?

Doctor and author Gabor Maté’s critiques may say he takes a reductionist viewpoint, but he understand human nature looking into the unconscious where so many mental health providers miss the boat. He emphasizes destigmatization and compassionate treatment of mental health problems including addiction by looking at defense mechanisms which protect the unconscious and unnecessary suffering. He also clearlyContinue reading “Are You Your True Authentic Self?”

Book Recommendation: A New Earth I am on my second read of this book. It is one of my all time favorite mental health books that I often recommend to my patients. Here is your Amazon Link to purchase your copy. Most people’s objective is to find ways to reduce our suffering and find inner peace. Inner peace isContinue reading “Book Recommendation: A New Earth”

Do Hard Things

What I am Currently Reading: If you are a sports or military fan, this is a good read. Steve Magness’s Do Hard Things is what I am currently reading. It explains how fear-based coaching and authoritarian teaching tactics are not necessary to overcome difficult challenges or to achieving my goals. My favorite part is theContinue reading “Do Hard Things”

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